Lot 1040Special Delivery, 1888, 10¢ Blue, bottom imprint and plate no. 552 block of eight with wide selvage; perf separations, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Scott No. E2 $25,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 1888 10¢ SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE.
Each of the first four Special Delivery Issues (E1-E4) is rare in plate block form. There are maybe ten known of the 1888 Issue.